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krWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Wednesday night the Lapa Irish Pub is hosting the RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) party.

With a large selection of songs to choose from, this is a great place to go if you feel like belting out some classic rock or metal tunes.

The Lapa Irish Pub is well known for its wide variety of imported beers, including great selections from Ireland. Located beside the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), the pub is also known for its great atmosphere and lively and friendly clientele.


Outro Criticos launch party with Cadu Tenorio and Hugo Linns (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host a launch party for the eighth edition of the Pernambuco magazine, Outro Criticos (Other Critics). The event will start at 7:30PM with a debate/discussion about musical criticism and independent production. Speakers will include Fred Coelho of PUC-Rio; Paulo da Costa of UFRJ-Polivox; and Carlos Gomes, a writer for Outros Crítcos. Following the debate, Cadu Tenorio and Hugo Linns will perform live beginning at 9PM. Cadu Tenorio is an electronic and experimental musician and Hugo Linns is a guitarist, bassist, composer and producer.
Audio Rebel – 7:30PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Para Todos with Hell Oh and Pessoal da Nasa (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia presents a new edition of the Para Todos event with the bands Hell Oh and Pessoal da Nasa performing live. Additionally, DJ Renato Lima will spin during the event. Promotions include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos until 11PM.
Teatro Odisséia – 9PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$10 – R$15


We Love Open Bar with MC Novinho (Ipanema)
Tonight the Praia Club, now in Ipanema, will host the We Love Open Bar party with special guest MC Novinho. There will be an open bar from 10PM to 3AM with Miller beer, Smirnoff Vodka, Smirnoff caipivodkas, caipirinhas, Cuba Libres, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, sodas and water. In addition to MC Novinho, DJs Raphael de Luca and Nino Leal will spin.
Praia Club – 10PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Local Beatz (Copacabana)
The Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with eight hours of singing and promotions that will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachça will be distributed throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus, Jo, and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
It’s time again for the best of hip hop, deep house and trap as DJs Lorão, Mondraga, Rapha Castro, Nicko and Lucian Roffer return to spin during the weekly Breaking Rules party at the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

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Flávia Dantas and Zeca do Trombone (Centro)
Zeca do Trombone will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of bossa and MPB. Singer Flávia Dantas will follow at 11PM with her reinterpretations of works by Tom Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, João Donato, Dorival Caymmi, Ary Barroso, Chico Buarque, Noel Rosa, and Cartola, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Samba Pro-Nobis with Carlos Fernando,Roger Resende, Alessandra Crispin and Sandra Portela (Lapa)
Beginning at 9:30PM it’s time for the best of samba as Carioca da Gema presents Samba Pro-Nobis with Carlos Fernando, Roger Resende, Alessandra Crispin and Sandra Portela performing live.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in September, the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Baile do Eletronaipe. The event features the group Eletronaipe and its nine musicians performing the best of pop, funk, rock, and jazz live throughout the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

TANDEM – Language Exchange Meeting (Copacabana)
The TANDEM Language exchange is back at Blue Agave Copa tonight. The event involves language learning through conversations between speakers of different languages seated at various tables. The languages include Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and German. As always, there will be moderators on hand to help to catch mistakes.
Blue Agave Copa – 7:30PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-0747
Entrance: See venue for details.

Lambada Quente @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo presents the Lambada Quente party. The band Figueroas will perform live and DJs Gabriel Thomaz and Cremoso will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – The house will open at 8:30PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 9:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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